Here we are again, back to normal time – whatever normal means.  The thought of getting an extra hour of sleep used to appeal to me, however our dog never got the memo.  He’s used to getting up between 4:30 and 6 AM.  That means he would be now getting up between 3:30 and 5 PM.  I have become an early riser over the years, and my hours of awake time usually run out by 9 PM, so now I’ll be ready for bed 9 PM but it will actually be 8 PM.

Will I be tired at 8 PM.  I suppose it all balances out over time, but this twice a year changing of the clock seems so senseless to me.  They’ve begun stretching the time a little each year.  At this rate, we might be on actual time in 2042 or so, which would make me a hundred and I don’t think I want to wait that long.

Will I get hungry at the same times I have become accustomed to? Since I am almost always hungry, it won’t make much difference, but my body may have another opinion.  Will I arrive early to church?  Well, we’re usually the first ones there, so that shouldn’t be a problem.  We may just have to wait for an hour until someone arrives to unlock the door.

I guess the early thinking on this subject was designed for those in agriculture.  With days stretching out to longer time periods of daylight, they would make use of the extra hour to sow, harvest and reap.  Now most of them get up with the cows, which will be an hour earlier.  The cows can’t change their time to be milked, but farmers will need to get up earlier to take care of that chore.

Have we become slaves to time?  Maybe so.  Maybe this is just another government attempt to keep us focused on the mid term election.  Like we really need to watch another political ad, right?

Well here it is, 7:30 AM and the sun has apparently risen, but it’s no where to be seen, since it’s shrouded in clouds and a faint hint of moisture in the air – perhaps some of those clouds hold snow.  Well that’s a whole other post.

So we will complain about the change of time for the second time this year. We will take at least a week of getting used to.  Our minds tell us one thing, but the clock on the wall holds a completely different story.  We will scoff at the first person who came up with this antiquated idea.  We will accept it and live with it.  Something like sheep staying with the herd.  Baaaaaa!







As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on
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  1. We have a ballot measure this year that would allow California to petition Congress to allow us to skip the time changes. I’m all in favor of that for the reasons you have cited.

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  2. I like the post.
    I don’t like the time change.

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  3. I, as you well know, detest this blasted time changing of ours—man once again goes trying to manipulate what God handed down to us…makes me nuts!!!!

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  4. Salvageable says:

    I’m with you 100%. In the past, I once wrote that with modern technology we could go back to every community calling it noon when the sun is at its highest point in the sky. Who needs time zones, let alone daylight saving time? J.

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  5. tripmonkey says:

    Lovely post, I stumbled upon you looking for similar subjects to mine… not sure exactly why it came up but I’m glad it did haha. This is where I live here if you fancy a gander

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